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Principal Software Developer

Req id:  9373

Virtual, CA


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The Principal Software developer role is to design and develop high scalability cloud microservices in OT2.


  • Architect, design, develop and implement services for OT2 cloud platform
  • Understand how to develop, monitor, and run-on virtual (cloud) systems including the extra layers in architecting cloud services like security, efficiency, and high availability.


  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of cloud service development using Java and frameworks such as Spring Boot.
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining cloud services in Cloud Foundry.
  • Demonstrate how to scan services and resolve vulnerabilities in Black Duck and Fortify.
  • Experience with Apigee and Apigee Edge Micro Gateway including how to process requests and responses to and from backend services.
  • Experience with Kafka and/or Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with monitoring the health of a services running in the cloud using New Relic and Graylog.
  • Experience using mTLS and OTDS security.
  • Experience with GitLab and creating CI/CD jobs using Python to build, run tests, and deploy services.
  • Experience in writing clear and comprehensive unit tests
  • Hands-on experience with white box testing
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with IDE environments to build and debug cloud services such as IntelliJ IDEA
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject.


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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